Gaspar’s Lost Treasure

Southwest Florida's Lost Treasure

The most famous Florida pirate was José Gaspar, known by his nickname Gasparilla. During his 38 year career as a pirate, Gaspar attacked over four hundred ships in the Gulf waters of Florida, including supposedly the vessel carrying $11.75 million in gold bullion that the United States had paid Napoleon for the Louisiana Purchase. Full Story ⤳

Floridians For Freedom

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Only the “Right Of Adults To Cannabis” amendment can secure your RIGHT to possess, cultivate, and use cannabis in a manner similar to your 2nd amendment right to “keep and bear arms” … think about that for a minute.

Whether you agree or disagree with Americans right to gun ownership, the strength of this protected right is clear and viewed my many as absolute. Floridians For Freedom​ believes adults right to whole plant cannabis should be comparable and hopes you agree. Full Story ⤳

Drunk Florida Man Livestreams Himself Speeding Recklessly Down Crowded Clearwater Beach

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CLEARWATER BEACH, FL (WFLA) – A man was arrested after driving his car across a crowded Florida beach Thursday.

Police said he drove for a while down the north side of the beach, running over chairs and umbrellas. It took police nine minutes to get the man into custody from when he got onto the beach.

Clearwater police identified the man as Ryan Stiles, 27, of Pinellas Park. Full Story ⤳

Florida Man Running for Mayor of St. Pete Tells Audience Members to ‘Go Back to Africa’

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ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) – Intensity surrounding the St. Petersburg race for mayor intensifies by the day, and Tuesday was no different.

After the assertion was made he was a “non-factor” in the race, Mayoral Candidate Paul Congemi snapped back at members of the Uhuru movement and their candidate, Jesse Nevel during a mayoral debate July 18 in St. Pete. Full Story ⤳

Naked Instagram Model Attacks an Officer in Clearwater

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Brissa Dominguez-Garcia, an Instagram model with over 70,000 followers, got kicked out of the Edge Hotel in Clearwater Wednesday night, after causing a disturbance.

The night manager told her she was no longer welcome on the property, but instead of leaving she simply walked into another guest’s room, as revealed by security.

When police officers showed up to remove her, they found her completely naked. Full Story ⤳

Old Man Crashes into Clearwater Art Studio

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The Art Studio in Clearwater, FL got a surprise visitor Sunday, when yet another geriatric Florida resident slammed their giant vehicle into a building.

Details are scarce, but judging from the looks of it, he probably just got his accelerator and brakes mixed up. It’s easy to do when age and the hot Florida sun combine to create a state of senility only possible in the Sunshine State.

Clearwater Police Department reported that, “Thankfully, no injuries were reported when this car smashed through the front of a business at 1250 S. Highland Ave. The car was occupied by the elderly male driver and his wife.”

At least it wasn’t a police station this time…

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Naked, drunk Cape Coral man arrested in Clearwater Beach hotel lobby

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A Cape Coral man is facing charges following his arrest Wednesday morning after police say he was walking around the lobby of a Clearwater Beach hotel without any clothes on.

In the early morning hours following the Fourth of July, Jason Daniel Long, 34, was seen by witnesses and two Clearwater police officers walking naked around the lobby of the Edge Hotel, 505 S. Gulfview Blvd.

Long was intoxicated and uncooperative, police said.

He was arrested around 3:50 a.m. on charges of exposure of sexual organs. He was released from the Pinellas County Jail after posting $150 bail.

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St. Petersburg under ‘triple butt’ vandalism attack

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — You could call it a derrière dilemma, a keister caper, or even a rump riddle. Ah, yes. It is sixth-grade humor at its finest with endless comical posterior possibilities.

At the end of the day, however, what’s now being called “butt graffiti” is ultimately illegal.

The design is popping up all over the place in St. Petersburg, in places near the old YMCA and the Morean Arts Center. Full Story ⤳